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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

54th Police Excellence Awards,
Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6 p.m.,
Hotel X, 111 Princes' Boulevard

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, starting at 6 p.m., at Hotel X, located at 111 Princes' Boulevard, the Toronto Region Board of Trade will present the 54th Annual Police Excellence Awards.

The event, emceed by Catherine McDonald of Global News, will start in the Cinema Room with presentations to the Police Excellence Award winners. At 7 p.m., guests will have dinner in New Fort Hall, followed by remarks from Toronto Police Services Board Chair Jim Hart, Toronto Police Service Chief of Police James Ramer, and Toronto Police Association President Jon Reid, as well as the presentations for the Business Excellence Award and the Civilian Excellence Award.

Created in 1967, the purpose of the event is to recognize officers of the Toronto Police Service who have made significant contributions to making Toronto one of the safest big cities in the world. An average of 12 officers, or a group of officers, are selected for the Police Officer Excellence Awards, based on the criteria of bravery, humanitarianism, superior investigative work and outstanding police skills. The Police Officer of the Year Award is selected from these groups.

This is a photo op only.

Media who wish to send a camera are encouraged to schedule a timeslot to ensure physical distancing. Face masks will be required. Please contact Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, at

The as-yet-to-be announced Police Officer(s) of the Year will be available to media on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. An updated media advisory with confirmed location will be forthcoming.

Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications